Lex Parochialis; Or, A Compendium of the Laws Relating to the Poor: With the Adjudged Cases on Parochial Settlements to the Seventh Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty King George the Fourth

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C.F. Cock, 1827 - 589 pages
 

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Page 50 - ... a convenient stock of flax, hemp, wool, thread, iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work, and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
Page 49 - ... use no ordinary and daily trade of life to get their living by ; and also to raise, weekly or otherwise, (by taxation of every inhabitant, parson, vicar, and other, and of every occupier of lands, houses, tithes impropriate, propriations of tithes, coal mines, or saleable underwoods in the said parish...
Page 359 - ... by the confession of such offender, or by the evidence on oath of one or more credible witness or witnesses) to the house of correction, there to be kept to hard labour for any time not exceeding three calendar months...
Page 51 - Action may plead the General Issue and give the special Matter in Evidence...
Page 446 - Highway so proposed to be made shall consent thereto by writing under his hand, or if it shall appear upon such view that any public Highway is unnecessary...
Page 307 - June, 1825, and which enacts, " that no person shall acquire a settlement in any parish or township maintaining its own poor, by or by reason of settling upon, renting, or paying parochial rates for any tenement, not being his or her own property, unless such tenement shall consist of a separate and distinct dwelling-house or building, or of land, or of both, bon& fdc rented by such person, in such parish or township, at and for the sum of 10/.
Page 465 - Money to be levied by virtue of this Act the Distress itself shall not be deemed unlawful, nor the Party making the same...
Page 447 - Highway set out and appropriated in lieu thereof as aforesaid, or if any unnecessary Highway should be ordered to be stopped up as aforesaid, to make his Complaint thereof by Appeal to the Justices of the Peace at the said Quarter Sessions, upon giving to the Surveyor Ten Days...
Page 49 - ... shall take order from time to time, by and with the consent of two or more such justices of peace as is aforesaid, for setting to work the children of all such whose parents shall not by the said church-wardens and overseers, or the greater part of them, be thought able to keep and maintain their children...
Page 328 - ... if any person who shall come to inhabit in any town or parish, shall, for himself, and on his own account, execute any public annual office or charge in the said town or parish, during one whole year...

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